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Economic Indicators
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America’s trade deficit widened in February to a six-month high as an increase in imports exceeded a more modest pickup in shipments overseas. more
PROVIDENCE – Home prices in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area climbed 6 percent year over year in February, CoreLogic said April 5. The increase in home prices in the metropolitan area was in line with the nationwide increase in … more
There hasn’t been much good news in U.S. corporate profits since they began sliding a year ago -- until now. more
The cost of living in the U.S. climbed in April by the most in three years an indication that inflation may be picking up toward the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
The U.S. economy expanded in the first quarter at the slowest pace in two years as American consumers reined in spending and companies tightened their belts in response to weak global financial conditions and a plunge in oil prices. more
Purchases of new homes in the U.S. unexpectedly declined in March for a third month, reflecting the weakest pace of demand in the West since July 2014. more
Employers added 173,000 workers in August and the jobless rate dropped to 5.1 percent, a level that the Federal Reserve considers to be full employment. more
The International Monetary Fund cut its forecast for U.S. growth this year, urging the Federal Reserve to lean toward modestly overshooting its inflation target in considering whether the economy can handle higher interest rates. more
Jobless claims increased more than expected last week, reflecting a jump in California that otherwise masked steady progress in the U.S. labor market. more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is asking the business community to "double down" its investment into the Ocean State economy, saying the state has garnered momentum and indicators are beginning to point in the right direction. But … more
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